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's election. the question about political money in california. >> and that is one of the most confusing. we have that and we're going to start with developing news now in northern california. you go to the dreseer -- grocery store and may find out about this. >> the raley's supermarket chain is out on strike. contracts broke down and the united food and commercial worker's union started picketing. >> the two sides have been arguing over a proposed wage freeze and end to premium pay on sundays and changes in medical benefits for 7,000 workers. >> and this is important to me. i have two daughters trying to put to school. >> they need to come to an agreement. >> they extended the old contract for three days, but union negotiators call it a delaying tactic. the supermarket chain needs to cut cost because of a weak economy and competition from non-unionized companies like wal-mart. >>> this morning, a driver is under arrest in santa rosa after allegedly hitting a pedestrian and speeding away. the police say the car hit a man shortly after midnight near the intersection of gurnville road and coff
by pete stark. california's longest serving congressman lost to a challenger 50 years his junior. eric swalwell was able to challenge stark thanks to the reinvented primary. they're both democrats. >>> and for the first time since 1965, democrats have gained a super majority in the california senate. and that gives them the ability to pass tax increases without republican vote. it's the only time a party has enjoyed a supermajority since prop 13 was passed in 1978 requiring a 2/3 vote to raise taxes. >>> the passage of proposition 30 changes several things here in california. for public schools it means less risk of another round of budget cuts. and for the cfu system, a mid-year fee like will be cancelled and many students may get a refund on a previous like of $249. but that hardly solves the state's problems. >> we have to make sure over the next few years that we pay our bills, invest in the right programs, but don't go on spending binges like we did in the days when you had the dot-com boom. >> it means additional funding for community colleges. >>> and if you think you had someth
, cbs 5. >>> the southern california grandmother, almost missed her chance to cash in on a multi- million dollar lottery ticket. cbs 5 reporter, sharon chin, explains how this woman finally realized she was sitting on a gold mine and just in the nick of time. >> reporter: with tears in her eyes, julie arrived at the lottery office with her family to claim her $23 million super lotto plus winnings. >> once in a while i will hit the floor on my knees and scream. >> reporter: the 69-year-old disabled widow almost missed out on the super prize. >> i was like oh my god, that is me. >> reporter: and the california lottery put out this photo this week when no one claimed the prize that was about to expire. and in the photo is her daughter. >> i was just like oh my gosh. i just started screaming. screaming. >> reporter: the victorville family stopped at michael's market and liquor in palm dale last may, but not to buy a ticket. >> i got car sick and i said i need to grab some water and we did and she was like get me a lottery ticket and i was like no, no, no, i'm just getting. and she is
many employees argue it takes those value as way. on change.org a target employee from california started a petition to save thanksgiving for family. around 150,000 people signed in support, similar to last year. >> i believe i'm standing up for the greater good here. >> reporter: when employees protested target's midnight opening. >> thanksgiving is a family time. how far are we going to go for retail and commercialism? >> there's an appetite for shopping and it's becoming earlier. >> reporter: university of st. thomas marking professor john selter says it comes down to competition and target is simply supplying a demand. >> nobody wants to come in second in that race. so it's really a question to look at people are thinking about shopping. they want to go shopping. >> reporter: like paco even though this year his job at a call center requires him to work on thanksgiving, too. >> part of my paycheck, you know. i get a lot of time to spend with my family on my days off and i use that time wisely. >>> here's something you rarely ever see down under. this is mother nature turning
, it'll drag a front all the way through northern california. that's why we're seeing the rain outside right now. and we will continue to see rain until about sunrise tomorrow. behind that, high pressure quickly builds in. it will be pretty soggy for the morning commute. high pressure building in tomorrow, sunshine by tomorrow afternoon. and this area of high pressure is just going to get bigger and stronger and give us five or six straight sunny days. we get through the rain tonight, we're going to be dry for several thereafter. upper 60s for highs tomorrow. san jose 67, sunnyvale 68. pittsburgh 68, san ramon , danville, upper 60s close to 70. and mill valley tomorrow 68 degrees. it's all about the sunshine after tomorrow morning. friday sunny saturday sun esunday sunny -- sunny, sunday sunny. what wearing too much makeup really does to a woman. and we're not just talking ab >>> and coming up, what wearing too much makeup really does to a makeup. the early health problems it can trigger. that crane - dangling over manhattan. cbs news reporter john miller introds us to the two men who
. >>> this is interstate 80, the only northern route into california from the whole rest of the united states. a lot of people who've never seen the snow before. just another day in paradise. >> reporter: for all the extra time and frustration, the snowfall could be a windfall for ski resorts who limped through a near snowless early season last year. the snow guns are already running at full capacity, and with the 8 inches of snow today, the lifts will be open for the season by tomorrow. >> the weather can go either way, but this is it a really good start, and we hope it continues. >> reporter: it's enough to satisfy snow lovers. this family came in search for a bunny hill. >> reporter: and this diehard snowboarder could not wait. >> a lot more snow! i'm praying for it . >> reporter: and he's not the only one. >> that is a really good start in november, and hopefully it keeps going all season long. now why >> >> the power back on, into housing, and close this facility down! >> that was the plan. now it's onto plan b. why recovering from sandy may be a lot harder than anyone expected and take a lot
as california and canada. >> it is probably more damage than i have ever seen. >> a supervisor was a part of the wave of the utility workers flown in by the military to restore power. and in many areas, crews have to go house to house, inspecting the fuse boxes and the circuit breakers. any damaged ones have to be replaced or risk an explosion. >> mother nature is a lot stronger than you can build. the good thing is we can put it back up. >> what's the hardest thing to look at? >> all of it, the whole thing. >> reporter: smith is one of 150,000 homeowners who filed a sandy-related insurance claim. she had no flood insurance, so her carrier is only giving her $5,000. >> i want my home fixed. i want to be able to live here. i don't want to move out. i don't want to go some place strange and start all over. >> reporter: they hope that 50 license inspectors will go through the neighborhoods replacing the corroded fuse boxes. fema would pick up the charge. but no one knows when heat and light will return to this community. cbs news, brooklyn, new york. >>> all right, it is weather time and we
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